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Self-healing plastic oozes fluids to mimic blood clots

If you prick it, does it not bleed? Puncture this plastic and it will heal itself with oozing fluids, in a process that mimics the way blot clots form to repair wounds. The plastic could one day be used to automatically patch holes in distant spacecraft or repair fighter jets on the fly.

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dieger2447d ago

Finally now for the androids!

DivineHand1252447d ago

Saw something similar to this in a Gundam series a while back but the difference was that the patch was a tennis ball size substance that moved towards the small vacuum holes(or breach) in the cockpit and patched them.